Ok, so this site combines several of my favorite things: Museum archives, old patterns, and the “new” knitting craze. I can’t resist sharing it: http://www.vam.ac.uk/b/blog/tales-archives/national-knitting-week-knit-victory And interesting that what on our side of the pond is called a “ski mask” … Continue reading
Because these are the dreamboats and the dream suits I grew up on: http://thesuitsofjamesbond.com/?paged=2 To dimple or not to dimple? That is the question…
This gallery contains 3 photos.
As seen in World of Interiors, Oct. 2013 issue, if you happen to be in Paris riding any one of the country’s five commuter rail networks expect an interior upgrade of luxurious splendor. Parisian commuter rails have undergone a renovation. … Continue reading
We have found someone even more obsessed with dresses than we are. Enjoy: http://www.laweekly.com/2013-08-01/news/cocktail-dresses-sale/ The destinations of these gowns are a fascinating window into the clothing aftermarkets: vintage, samples, prom gowns, and more.
Hali magazine #175 (spring 2013) captures the intricate, vibrant, beautiful , protective, decorative and painstaking effort which aptly describes the art of Hawaiian featherwork. The British explorer Captain James Cook was gifted several featherwork objects during his numerous trips to the Pacific … Continue reading
Posted in fashion, libraries, museums, Uncategorized
Tagged Captain James Cook, feather cloak, feathers, FIT Library, fit periodicals, Hali magazine, Hawaii, Hawaiian featherwork, monica williamson